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Welcome to Potato Creek ...

Potato Creek is located in Jackson County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Potato Creek: Potato Crk. (or less commonly used: Potato Ck. or Potato Cr.)

Potato Creek is 2,730 feet [832 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Potato Creek is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Potato Creek lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Potato Creek (for example, toward Norris), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The telephone area code for Potato Creek: (605)

Communities Also Named Potato Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Potato Creek - they are located in Indiana and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Potato Creek.

Communities near Potato Creek ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Potato Creek.

  • Wanblee [Jackson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wanblee have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wanblee
    • Wanblee [Jackson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Potato Creek
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 725 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wanblee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wanblee<5>
  • Plenty Bears [Bennett County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plenty Bears have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plenty Bears
    • Plenty Bears [Bennett County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Potato Creek
    • Estimated population in 2014: 109 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plenty Bears
  • Interior [Jackson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Interior have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Interior
    • Interior [Jackson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Potato Creek
    • Estimated population in 2019: 106 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Interior
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Interior<5>
  • Kyle [Oglala Lakota County]
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Allen [Bennett County]
    • Sharps Corner [Oglala Lakota County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sharps Corner
      • Sharps Corner [Oglala Lakota County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Potato Creek
      • Estimated population in 2014: 77 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sharps Corner
    • Rockyford [Oglala Lakota County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockyford
      • Rockyford [Oglala Lakota County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<4> to the west of Potato Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockyford
    • Long Valley [Jackson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Long Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Valley
      • Long Valley [Jackson County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<4> to the east of Potato Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Long Valley<5>
    • Swett [Bennett County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swett
      • Swett [Bennett County] was located 25 miles [40.2 km]<4> to the south of Potato Creek
      • Estimated population in 2014: 283 people
    • Porcupine [Oglala Lakota County]

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Potato Creek. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Potato Creek.

We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Potato Creek. See our Newspapers Page for Potato Creek.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Potato Creek ...

Looking for more information about Potato Creek? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Potato Creek, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Potato Creek.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Potato Creek. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of South Dakota: sd.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Dakota's counties, including Jackson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Potato Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Potato Creek) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Potato Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Potato Creek

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Potato Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.5344, Longitude: -101.9961    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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